Proverbs 24:22
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New International Version
for those two will send sudden destruction on them, and who knows what calamities they can bring?

New Living Translation
for disaster will hit them suddenly. Who knows what punishment will come from the LORD and the king?

English Standard Version
for disaster will arise suddenly from them, and who knows the ruin that will come from them both?

New American Standard Bible
For their calamity will rise suddenly, And who knows the ruin that comes from both of them?

King James Bible
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for destruction from them will come suddenly; who knows what distress these two can bring?

International Standard Version
They will be destroyed suddenly, and who knows what kind of punishment will come from these two?

NET Bible
for suddenly their destruction will overtake them, and who knows the ruinous judgment both the LORD and the king can bring?

New Heart English Bible
for their calamity will rise suddenly; the destruction from them both�who knows?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Their shipwreck comes suddenly, and who knows the end of their years?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because disaster will come to them suddenly. Who knows what misery both may bring?

JPS Tanakh 1917
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; And who knoweth the ruin from them both?

New American Standard 1977
For their calamity will rise suddenly,
            And who knows the ruin that comes from both of them?

Jubilee Bible 2000
for their calamity shall rise suddenly; and the ruin of them both, who shall know it?

King James 2000 Bible
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knows the ruin of them both?

American King James Version
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knows the ruin of them both?

American Standard Version
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; And the destruction from them both, who knoweth it?

Douay-Rheims Bible
For their destruction shall rise suddenly: and who knoweth the ruin of both?

Darby Bible Translation
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?

English Revised Version
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the destruction of them both?

Webster's Bible Translation
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?

World English Bible
for their calamity will rise suddenly; the destruction from them both--who knows?

Young's Literal Translation
For suddenly doth their calamity rise, And the ruin of them both -- who knoweth!
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
24:17,18. The pleasure we are apt to take in the troubles of an enemy is forbidden. 19,20. Envy not the wicked their prosperity; be sure there is no true happiness in it. 21,22. The godly in the land, will be quiet in the land. There may be cause to change for the better, but have nothing to do with them that are given change. 23-26. The wisdom God giveth, renders a man fit for his station. Every one who finds the benefit of the right answer, will be attached to him that gave it. 27. We must prefer necessaries before conveniences, and not go in debt.
Study Bible
Don’t Be Envious of Evil Men
21My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those who are given to change, 22For their calamity will rise suddenly, And who knows the ruin that comes from both of them? 23These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.…
Cross References
Proverbs 6:15
Therefore his calamity will come suddenly; Instantly he will be broken and there will be no healing.

Proverbs 24:16
For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again, But the wicked stumble in time of calamity.
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For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knows the ruin of them both?

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Numbers 16:31-35 And it came to pass, as he had made an end of speaking all these …

1 Samuel 31:1-7 Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel …

2 Samuel 18:7,8 Where the people of Israel were slain before the servants of David…

2 Chronicles 13:16,17 And the children of Israel fled before Judah: and God delivered them …

Hosea 5:11 Ephraim is oppressed and broken in judgment, because he willingly …

Hosea 13:10,11 I will be your king: where is any other that may save you in all …

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Proverbs 16:14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

Proverbs 20:2 The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoever provokes …

Psalm 90:11 Who knows the power of your anger? even according to your fear, so …

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